Publications on River Restoration in Europe

This page gathers the most interesting case studies, best practices and other relevant studies on River Restoration in Europe. Feel free to download the publications and share them among your network.

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RESTORE final report

The RESTORE project ran between 2010 and 2013. It launched with six European partners working to share and promote information on the best and most effective means of carrying out river restoration in Europe.

The overall mission of RESTORE was to: encourage the restoration of European rivers towards a more natural state. This delivers increased ecological quality, flood risk reduction, and social & economic benefits.

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Restoring an Urban Brook by Voluntary Work

This video presents the most common means for restoring a brook for vulnerable brown trout.The filmed restoration workshop took place at Longinoja brook in Helsinki, Finland. The workshop was held and the video was made as part of the Life+ funded RESTORE partnership.

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Finnish Environmental Institute´s publications on river restoration

Publications on river restoration on the Finnish Environment Institute website.

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Baltic Salmon Action plan

Status of wild Baltic populations varies between poor in the Gulf of Finland and southern Baltic and good in the Northern Baltic. Several factors, like fisheries in marine and freshwater and habitat modifications, impact stock status.

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The significance of streams for the residents of the City of Helsinki

What is the significance of small watercourses in urban areas? Finnish Environment Institute and The public works department ot the City of Helsinki carried out a study to define the monetary value of the planned brook restoration actions in Helsinki, Finland.


The study is available in Finnish with English and Swedish abstracts.

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